L3_soc2 - WheretheSelfComeFrom:History 21:01 TheSelf

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Where the Self Come From: History 21:01 The Self Refers to an individual’s conception of himself or herself Emerges thru interaction with others Onion metaphor  Center is self From a sociological perspective, we are not born with a self Produced thru the accumulation of experience The Sociological Imagination The sociological imagination gives the one possessing it the ability to look  beyond their local environment and personality to wider social structures and  a relationship between history, biography, and social structure.—C. Wright  Miles Troubles Troubles occur within the character of individual and within the range of  immediate relations. People tend to be directly and personally aware of  troubles Issues Issues deal with the institutions of society Often a constraining force, though they can be an enabling force We don't have a choice  What is History Social events and processes considered in relation to the time source of  knowledge Studied thru surviving artifacts and memories Michel Foucault (Madness, insanity, and reason) “madness” and “insanity” are socially constructed categories
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L3_soc2 - WheretheSelfComeFrom:History 21:01 TheSelf

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